2013–14 Coupe de la Ligue

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2013–14 Coupe de la Ligue
Country  France
Champions Paris Saint-Germain
Runners-up Lyon
Top goal scorer(s) Edinson Cavani (4 goals)

The 2013–14 Coupe de la Ligue was the 20th edition of the French league cup competition. The competition was organized by the Ligue de Football Professionnel and was open to the 44 professional clubs in France that are managed by the organization.[1]

The defending champions were Saint-Étienne, who defeated Rennes 1–0 in the 2012–13 edition of the final, but were eliminated in the Last 16 by eventual champions Paris Saint-Germain.

The winner of the competition should have qualified for the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League and be inserted into the third qualifying round, but Paris Saint-Germain had already qualified for the Champions League via their league position.

First round[edit]

First round matches were held over 2 days; 6 & 7 of August 2013. The 11 winners secure places in the second round.

Second round[edit]

The round featured the 12 winners of the first round matches. The matches were contested on 27 August 2013.

Third Round[edit]

The round features the 6 winners of the second round matches in addition to 14 Ligue 1 clubs didn't participate in the European competitions. The matches were contested on 29 & 30 October 2013.

Round of 16[edit]

The draw for the Round of 16 of the 2013–14 edition of the Coupe de la Ligue was held on 7 November 2013. The round featured the ten winners of the third round matches and the six Ligue 1 clubs that qualify for European competition in the 2012–13 season. The matches were contested on 17 and 18 December 2013.

Quarter-finals[edit]

The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2013–14 edition of the Coupe de la Ligue was held on 18 December 2013 following the conclusion of the Round of 16 matches. The round featured the eight winners of the Round of 16 matches and were contested on 14 and 15 January 2014.

Semi-finals[edit]

The draw for the semifinals of the 2013–14 edition of the Coupe de la Ligue was held on 15 January 2014 following the conclusion of the quarterfinal matches. The round features the 4 winners of the quarterfinal matches and will be contested on 4 and 5 February 2014.

Final[edit]

19 April 2014
21:00
Lyon (1) 1–2 Paris Saint-Germain (1)
Lacazette Goal 56' Report
Report
Cavani Goal 3'33' (pen.)
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 78,489
Referee: Stéphane Lannoy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1er et 2e tours : tirage au sort le 11 juillet". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 6 July 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 

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